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STEAM Scholars Project Coordinator

General DescriptionThe STEAM Scholars project, based within Roxborough High School’s Academy of Health Sciences & Research, is a pilot initiative funded by the US Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of Minority Health through the “National Workforce Diversity Pipeline Program.” The project aims to increase public high school students interest in, persistence through, and matriculation into post-secondary program of study in health- and STEM-related fields.

The STEAM Scholars Project Coordinator will serve as the primary on-site project staff person at Roxborough High School, with responsibility for recruiting and supporting a new cohort of “STEAM Scholars.” In-school and out-of-school-time programming for STEAM Scholars during their high school years is designed to support their academic progress, while exposing them to career and educational pathways in health and STEM. The project features strong wellness and self-advocacy components.

The STEAM Scholars Project Coordinator will report to Sarah Robbins, the Training Fund’s Senior Manager of Youth Partnerships, within the Department of Workforce Development. This is a full-time position, and offers a highly-competitive benefits package.

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Requirements: The STEAM Scholars Program Coordinator will possess a comprehensive knowledge of youth development and program. Educational/teaching experience is required, in traditional and/or non-traditional settings. Excellent documentation and organizational skills are required, including strong MS Office Suite (Excel in particular). Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s Degree at a minimum.

This grant-funded position will operate primarily out of Roxborough High School during the academic year.

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter/email to Peter Chomko, Manager of Strategic Initiatives, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund –



General DescriptionDistrict 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund seeks to hire part-time instructors. Multiple positions will be available for various departments, include working with youth programs, ages 17 to 24, and/or adult basic education programs. The Training Fund seeks instructors who can teach Mathematics and/or Language Arts at various educational functioning levels, including high school equivalency, such as HISET/GED curricula. HISET/GED programs may also need instructors who can teach Science and Social Studies. Some programs require contextualized instruction related to healthcare, human services, and early childhood. Part time teaching hours may vary with opportunities available for day, afternoon, and evening classes.

Instructors are responsible for developing a relevant workforce contextualized syllabus, provide facilitated instruction including project based learning, incorporate computer technology, document student progress, maintain student portfolios, and participate in team meetings and all assigned professional development activities.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Education with 3 – 5 years’ experience teaching Adult and/or Youth Learners

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To apply: Submit resume and cover letter/email to Cheryl Feldman, Executive Director, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund –


Case Manager for the Opioid Crisis Training and DSP Apprenticeship

General DescriptionThe primary responsibility of the Case Manager is to work with Opioid Crisis Training (OCT) program and the Direct Support Profession (DSP) Pre-Apprenticeship to Apprenticeship program and provide case management and program coordination to adult professionals enrolled in this program. This position reports directly to the Lead Coordinator. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, August 1st.

For the Opioid Crisis Training program, the position involves recruiting and enrolling frontline professionals in the OCT program and providing group and individual counseling to enrolled professionals, including career counseling and wellness support. The Case Manager will support documentation and reporting efforts and will be trained in those responsibilities. Administrative duties are also included as part of the position. Must work a flexible schedule to accommodate adult professionals in day and evening classes and to participate in program staff meetings.

For the DSP Pre-Apprenticeship to Apprenticeship program, the position involves participant recruitment, orientation, counseling support as follows. The Case Manager will be responsible for tracking documents and working with students to have all of their documents for being in the program and with CWDS completed. Strong organizational skills are required. The Case Manager will also need to be able to follow up with students if there are any issues regarding the student’s performance, behavior, attendance or other concern. The Case Manager will work with the Lead Coordinate to develop relationships with employers and supporting the apprenticeship.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in education, counseling or social work, with training or equivalent experience in educational/vocational counseling
  • 3-5 years’ related experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of social-emotional intelligence
  • Experience with mental health and addiction services, adult learners, and English language learners preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources in order to make referrals to community resources/agencies and counseling/social work practices with high risk populations (low income, immigrants, at risk youth).
  • Sensitivity in working with persons in crisis or in transition.

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    To apply: Submit resume, cover letter/email and copy of degree and transcript for highest degree earned to Mark Karcz –